7-spot ladybird pupa (coccinella septempunctata)

7-spot ladybird pupa (coccinella septempunctata)

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Caption: Ladybird larva pupating. Larva of the seven-spot ladybird, coccinella septempunctata, in the process of pupation on the awns of a barley ear. Like many insects, the young of the seven-spot ladybird are not born in the adult form. This immature form is known as a larva. The larva must pupate to become an adult. During the pupal stage the whole body is transformed. The pupa is inert and does not feed, therefore the larva must consume enough food before pupation to survive this period. The larva of the seven-spot ladybird, like the adults, feeds on aphids and other agricultural pests and therefore is a great help to farmers and gardeners.

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Keywords: animal, beetle, coccinella, coccinella septempunctata, insect, insecta, invertebrate, invertebrates, ladybird, larva, nature, pupa, pupating, type, wildlife, zoology

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